What is the wpa_cli command and how do I use it?

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The wpa_cli command is a command-line interface for the wpa_supplicant package. It is used to query the status of, change the configuration for, trigger events to, or request interactive user input for wireless encrypted connections.

Prerequisites to using wpa_cli:

A working wireless interface with wpa_supplicant running on ...

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